Slovenia, Natural gas and electricity prices increased in Q2 2021

, SEE Energy News

According to the data from the Statistical Office of Republic of Slovenia, households were paying 0.165 euros per kWh of electricity and 0.055 euros per kWh of natural gas in the first quarter of 2021. Compared to the fourth quarter of the previous year, electricity prices increased by 7 %, while gas prices rose by 3 %.

The average electricity price for industrial consumers in the first quarter of 2021 amounted to 0.089 euros/kWh without VAT, which is a 2 % increase compared to the previous quarter. Natural gas prices for industrial consumers in Slovenia increased by 4 % compared to the last quarter of 2020 and amounted to 0.029 euros/ kWh without VAT.

The international comparison of natural gas prices for the second half of 2020 shows that in Slovenia the price with all taxes for household consumers (5,556–55,556 kWh annual consumption) represented 79 % of the EU-27 average and for non-household consumers without VAT (2,777,778 –27,777,778 kWh annual consumption) 113 % of the EU-27 average.

In the same period the electricity price with all taxes for household consumers (2,500–5,000 kWh annual consumption) represented 79 % of the EU- 27 average and for non-household consumers without VAT (500–2,000 MWh annual consumption) 78 % of the EU-27 average.

The average price of electricity for households in Slovenia decreased by 1 % in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the previous quarter. At the same time, the average price of natural gas for households in the first quarter of 2021 dropped by 4 %.